may be implying that Cotton Tufts Jr. had little family feeling, and that AA2
knew of this feature of young Tufts' personality. JQA
would sharply criticize Tufts on the occasion of his mother's death in October (same,
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.